To use the
1. Open the Media Center homepage by clicking on
If it doesn’t come up when you click on internet explorer, type in the following address http://www.lindenschools.org/medialinks/bookmark.htm
2. Click on
3. Click on
Mott Community College Library Resources
4. When the Mott homepage comes up, click on
If the page requires a password, please ask
Ms. Marton or Mrs. Coe for assistance.)
You should then see:
5. Click on
. The page will look like this:
, click on the red
6. Notice the list of
. If your topic isn’t listed, you may also search by
subject headings and keywords, not entire sentences or questions, work best when searching databases.)
there is a
that allows you to access up to the minute news
) and specialized topics (
Focus on Terrorism
7. When you click on a
topic, your results will look like this:
the results are listed by source. There are 22 newspaper articles, 19 magazine articles, etc. related to the topic of cheating.
This feature always defaults to
, but by clicking on a specific source (
, etc.), you will limit your results to information only presented in that specific format.
this area also provides a concise look at the issue from both sides of the debate.
Click on each tab to browse through the information.
8. The results contain a brief
of the article, a
, and additional
descriptors (related subjects/keywords)
found in the article.
To read the entire article, click on the
You may also create a “Tagged List” by checking the box next to the title and clicking the “Update Tagged List” found at the bottom of the page. By doing this, you will create a personalized list of articles. To access the list you create, simply click on
”My Research” at the top of the page.
10. Once you have the article open, you have several options listed across the top of the page including an option for printing a clean copy. If you are printing, PLEASE use this option to help save paper!
There are several resources you may find useful including a
, and information on
How to Cite
If you have any additional questions, please ask for help!